Futabasaurus was a plesiosaur, a type of marine reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it coexisted with many dinosaurs. The first Futabasaurus fossil was discovered in 2006.

All the Futabasaurus illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Futabasaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • T. Sato and Y. Hasegawa. 2006. A new elasmosaurid plesiosaur from the Upper Cretaceous of Fukushima, Japan. Palaeontology 49(3):467-484